Applied Radiology
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Evidence-based Approach to
Minimizing IV Contrast Extravasations
Supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics Inc..
CME Expiration Date: July 9, 2021   |  CE Expiration Date: June 30, 2021
IV contrast extravasation is a not uncommon complication in the performance IV contrast enhanced CT examinations. In this accredited Expert Forum Webcast, we will review the different complications related to IV contrast administration. This will be followed by analysis of different factors that contribute to IV contrast-extravasation and subsequent discussion of best practices that can reduce the incidence of IV contrast extravasation. A novel method which reduced contrast extravasation by over 50% will also be presented.
Following the presentation questions from the audience were addressed in a moderated Q&A session.
Presented by:
Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA
Ryan K. Lee, MD, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor SKMC at Thomas Jefferson University
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety
Section Chief of Neuroradiology
Einstein Healthcare Network
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Optimizing Contrast-Enhanced CT
With The Use Of Saline
Supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics Inc..
CME Expiration Date: October 31, 2020   |  CE Expiration Date: January 31, 2020
Advances in technology have led computed tomography (CT) to become one of the main diagnostic tools utilized today in modern healthcare, as it provides a safe and low risk anatomical visualization of the human body. However, these advances have also introduced new challenges related to the administration of contrast, which is a fundamental component of many CT imaging exams, particularly in cardiac CT.
This Expert Forum aims to help a wider audience of radiology professionals understand how to use iodine contrast safely, by using a weight-based contrast strategy, which allows technologists and radiologists to image safely while obtaining optimal results. In addition, we will discuss the value of including saline in your protocols, which can result in contrast savings, but also provides the ability to optimize the contrast injection process to improve image quality and patient safety.
Following the presentation questions from the audience were addressed in a moderated Q&A session.
Presented by:
Dominik Fleischmann, MD
Dominik Fleischmann, MD
Professor of Radiology
Stanford Healthcare
Lior Molvin, MBA, RT
Lior Molvin, MBA, RT
CT Technical Coordinator
Stanford Healthcare
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Accreditation Information

Physicians:
IAME designates each one of these educational activities for a maximum of One (1) AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation.
Radiology Technologists:
These programs meet all criteria and have been approved by AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management for One (1) Category A, ARRT CE Credit
Radiology Administrators:
These programs meet all CRA renewal credit criteria and have been approved for One (1) continuing education credit in the following CRA domain: Operations Management

Target Audience

• Radiologists
• Other MDs
• Radiologic Technologists
• Radiology Administrators
• Related Imaging Professionals

Commercial Supporter

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics Inc..